William Floyd Ahlstrom

30 June 1904–15 July 1992 (Age 88)
Tropic, Garfield, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Floyd

When William Floyd Ahlstrom was born on 30 June 1904, in Tropic, Garfield, Utah, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Ahlstrom, was 29 and his mother, Roselia Riggs, was 28. He married Zella Beckstrom on 21 August 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Inglewood Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1950. He died on 15 July 1992, in Coos Bay, Coos, Oregon, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Floyd Ahlstrom
Zella Beckstrom
Marriage: 21 August 1929
Floyd Delin Ahlstrom
Cora Moana Ahlstrom
William Keith Ahlstrom

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 August 1929Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 2
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
    Age 23
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Anders, Joakim, Johan, Per, Sibel, Sven.Swedish (Ahlström): ornamental name composed of the elements ahl, an ornamental spelling of al ‘alder’, + ström ‘river’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Sarah Verda Ahlstrom Woolsey

    SARAH VERDA AHLSTROM WOOLSEY by SARAH VERDA AHLSTROM (In her own words--around 1934) My father, Frank Ahlstrom, was born in Ephraim, Sanpete County, Utah, April 4, 1875. He lived there until …

    Sources (29)

    • Wm Floyd Ahlstrom in household of Franklin Ahlstrom, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • William Floyd Ahlstrom in entry for Donald Ray Burris and Cora Moana Ahlstrom, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Floyd in entry for Zella Ahlstrom, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"

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